F1 faces a long wait for real change

F1 faces a long wait for real change

The Liberty era is expected to bring major changes to Formula 1, but the convoluted manner in which that change has to be instigated and approved means anyone expecting rapid improvement will be disappointed

Following Liberty Media's acquisition of control of Formula 1's commercial rights and the company's subsequent renaming as Formula One Group, the championship stands on the cusp of commercial, technical and sporting change.

But so convoluted is the regulatory process that such change is unlikely to be introduced before 2018 - and even then only on low-hanging items.

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